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Mother Nature Overshadows Impact of Anglers

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When it comes to reducing the number of walleye, anglers take a back seat to Mother Nature. That’s the one of the insights on harvest dynamics emerging from a research project to assess movement, mortality and the impact of anglers on walleye populations along the Missouri River from the Oahe Dam near Pierre, South Dakota, north to the Garrison Dam near Riverdale, North Dakota.

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Does Exercise Benefit Cancer Patients?

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Award-winning registered dietitian who holds a Ph.D. in exercise science explores how exercise can help patients with cancer.

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Expert Can Comment on Common Core

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Northwestern University professor James Spillane is available to talk about the ongoing debate over Common Core, including the decision by some states to drop the standards altogether.

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NEI Highlights Cell and Gene Therapies, Novel Imaging Technologies at Vision Research Meeting

The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of NIH, is participating in the Inaugural Press Conference from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (ARVO 2016).

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Family Institute Staff Publish New Handbook of Family Therapy

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The Handbook of Family Therapy illuminates the common threads in couple and family therapies and a range of perspectives. It explores the integration of theory, clinical wisdom, and practical and meaningful research that produces the best understanding of family relationships as well as the best treatment options.

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WSU Professor Ray Hull Co-Authors New Book 'the Art of Communication'

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Wichita State Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Ray Hull has co-authored a new book, "The Art of Communication," with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall.

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Research Shows How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions

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In-depth research by Wake Forest sociology professor Amanda Gengler, shows that, as a way to manage day-to-day living, parents of children with life-threatening illnesses might choose from several communication strategies

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Let the Nursing Workforce Data Speak for Themselves

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National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and two of Louisville, Kentucky’s prominent nursing leaders are urging for a more highly educated nursing workforce in Kentucky.

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Recipes: The Secret World of the Early Modern Kitchen

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Shakespearean-era recipes offer much more than the history of puddings and pies. They also capture a surprisingly creative and intellectually-rich world of the early modern English housewife, according to a new book by Northwestern University’s Wendy Wall.

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Research Focuses on How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions

In-depth research by Wake Forest sociology professor Amanda Gengler, shows that, as a way to manage day-to-day living, parents of children with life-threatening illnesses might choose from several communication strategies

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Exercise to Keep MS Patients Active, Therapy May Help, Too

Resistance, stability and flexibility training can improve balance and other functional movements for people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis—and behavior therapy may further improve their quality of life. That’s the premise of a study that builds on previous work suggesting that resistance and flexibility training improved balance and symmetry, which is of particular concern for those experiencing leg weakness.

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When It's More Than Just an Ouch! What Parents Need to Know

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Dr. Lonnie Zeltzer, director of the director of the UCLA Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program, is a renowned expert on treating chronic pediatric pain. She and her husband, Dr. Paul Zeltzer, have a new book, "Pain in Children and Young Adults: The Journey Back to Normal: Two Pediatricians' Mind-Body Guide for Parents" to help parents understand how help alleviate their child's pain.

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Law Professor's New Book Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Major Cases in Election Law

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"Election Law Stories," edited by election law expert Joshua Douglas and Eugene D. Mazo, offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation.

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Debunking Digital Eyestrain and Blue Light Myths

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Adam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.

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Prince Will Be Remembered as One of Most Significant Artists in American Popular Music History

Prince was one of the most important artists in American popular music during the last two decades of the twentieth century.

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JAMA Looks to SCCA Physicians to Address Future of Immunotherapy

The April 19, 2016 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) features an editorial by two Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) medical oncologists who specialize in melanoma: Dr. Shailender Bhatia and Dr. John Thompson. Their editorial addresses the state of immunotherapy drugs, specifically PD-1 blockade, in the treatment of melanoma.

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The R&D Balancing Act: Exploit or Explore?

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Research and Development:for many companies, it’s the creative core, the birthplace of innovation, but for organizations who know how to ride the wave, it may also be the budget to cut, according to Saint Joseph's University associate professor Tim Swift, Ph.D. Swift has studied both how reducing R&D budgets can lead to greater innovation, and what it takes for a company to transition between exploratory and exploitative phases of R&D.

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Researchers Tasked with Designing Attack-Resilient Micro Aerial Vehicles

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A University of Delaware research team led by Guoquan Huang of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded an NSF grant to design resource-aware, attack-resilient navigation for micro aerial vehicles.

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Prison's Extended Punch

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A study by a University of Delaware researcher shows that incarceration of adult family member can lead to lasting neurological health decline for young female relatives.

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New Snakebite Treatment Under Development at UA

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Thousands are bitten by rattlers and other venomous snakes each year, and a new treatment may serve as a “bridge” to buy time until medical care is available.